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Film Review: The Reverend (2011)

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A Reverend begins his first day at his new parish only to be bitten by a vampire. His faith is soon tested when his thirst for blood and an encounter with a prostitute gives him a thirst for justice.

REVIEW:

“I kick arse for the Lord!”

Every time a film involves men of the cloth battling the forces of evil with a heady blend of faith and badassery, I’m reminded of that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Son Of Ghostman (2013)

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A recently dumped and unemployed man in his 30s decides to moonlight as the ‘son’ of his childhood hero, a bygone local celebrity Horror Host named Ghostman. When his videos go viral, he must settle an old score with a high school rival and figure out where his life is headed, all while keeping his identity secret from a new woman in town he’s fallen for.

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Film Review: Throne of Blood (1957)

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A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider’s Web Castle.

REVIEW:

“The devil’s path will always lead to doom.”

Akira Kurosawa’s brilliant adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Macbeth, is certainly one of the greatest representatives of its cinematic form. Portrayed by the great Toshiro Mifune, Washizu is the proverbial Macbeth, a highly regarded tactician amongst his peers and his close … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Occupants (2014)

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Lucy has a new husband, a new home and a new baby, but old ghosts won’t let her be. She tries to help the tortured souls break free of their torment and move on, but soon finds these ghosts don’t want her help

REVIEW:

When looking at the genre of horror, it’s easily the most diverse genre in cinema. With the multiply sub genre’s, anything from the monsters of the 30’s and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Daddy’s Little Girl (2012)

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SYNOPSIS:

In a time when stranger danger is ever present, a single father learns that it’s the ones you trust most who have to be watched the closest.

REVIEW:

We’ve all heard it before, a news report detailing the abuse of a child that enraged us no end. And I’m betting that most, if not all, of us thought the same thought afterwards, “If it was my child I’d make that person slowly … Continue reading

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Film Review: Escape Plan (2013)

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When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

REVIEW:

If this last year has been any indication, it’s that Sylvester Stallone is indeed back with plenty of energy to take on a smattering of new roles. Out off all of them, I do have to say that this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Here Comes The Devil (2012)

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A couple’s son and daughter inexplicably reappear after being lost overnight on a desolate, cave-riddled mountainside. Becoming withdrawn and beginning to exhibit strange behavior, their parents quickly assume something sinister happened to them while missing and alone. But after hearing an ominous local legend… the concerned mother and father begin to realize that their children may have fallen prey to something inhuman – and that this dark, unstoppable evil has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Legend of the Psychotic Forest Ranger (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A weekend of camping turns into a nightmare when four partying teens become the latest set of victims for the local legend, a killer who haunts the woods. Even when they are joined by another group of campers, they find they are no match for the murderous mayhem of the Legend of the Psychotic Forest Ranger.

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Film Review: Stalker (1979)

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“Near a grey and unnamed city is The Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife’s objections, a man rises in the early morning and leaves her with their disabled daughter to meet two men. He’s a Stalker, one of a handful who have the mental gifts (and who risk imprisonment) to lead people into The Zone to The Room, a place where one’s secret hopes come … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zotz! (1962)

SYNOPSIS:
“Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or kill. Soon, he’s pursued by enemy spies who have learned about the magic coin.” (courtesy IMDB)

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United States naval captain Walter Karig was also a prolific author, writing a number of reference books about naval operations during World War Two, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Antisocial (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

Five university friends gather at a house party to ring in the New Year. Unbeknownst to them, an epidemic has erupted outside, causing outbreaks around the world.

REVIEW:

I’ve said it  before.  One would be damning 97% of all horror films in existence if a lack of original content alone was enough to warrant unfavorable judgement.  After all, there are so many other areas in which our beloved genre can royally muck … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nutbag (2000)

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SYNOPSIS:

A serial killer stalks prostitutes on the mean streets of Las Vegas.

REVIEW:

It is sometimes said that in an author’s first work, he or she often ends up spinning a highly personal and highly autobiographical tale as their inexperience can cause them to (inadvertently) fall back on what they know. I don’t know how this theorem translates over to film, but let’s hope Nutbag is all the product of the director’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Redeemer: Son of Satan! (1978)

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Six people are invited to their high school reunion but when they get there they realize that they are the only ones there. It isn’t long before they realize that something isn’t right and before you know it a stranger (who is awful fond of disguises) locks them in the building and starts picking them off one by one. Will anyone manage to get out alive or are they all doomed?

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Film Review: Nightscape (2012)

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In Nightscape, an emotionally guarded drifter, Kat (Galesh), crosses paths with a phantom car responsible for a wave of supernatural violence. The drifter must learn to trust again if she is to end a lifetime of bad luck and help her new found companions survive the growing chaos and carnage.

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Being a movie lover, and especially horror movies, I try to finish any movie that I start to watch.  Sometimes this … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Second Lieutenant Jack Ryan is critically wounded while serving in Afghanistan while saving two of his own men when their helicopter is shot down. His heroism attracts the attention of Thomas Harper of the CIA who recruits him for his ethics, patriotism and, most importantly, his ability to recognize complex patterns. Ten years later, Ryan uncovers a plot to attack the United States by simultaneously activating a sleeper cell and celling of a considerable … Continue reading

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